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TOPIC
Whalers (Persons) 221
Seafaring life 219
Whales 213
Voyages and travels 209
Whaling masters 207
Arctic Ocean--Description and travel 179
Whaling--Massachusetts--New Bedford 136
Globicephala 117
Bowhead whale 94
Finback whale 78
Marine accidents 75
North Pacific Ocean--Description and travel 75
Whalers (Persons)--Death 73
Punishment 72
Humpback whale 69
Logbooks 69
Sperm whale 68
Honolulu (Hawaii)--Description and travel 64
Right whales 57
Walrus 53
Gray whale 48
Indigenous peoples 47
Killer whale 47
Pacific Ocean--Description and travel 47
Blackfish 42
Seals (Animals) 35
Blue whale 34
Whale oil 32
Okhotsk, Sea of--Description and travel 31
Whaling--California--San Francisco 31
Atlantic Ocean--Description and travel 30
Illustrations 30
Shipwrecks 30
Medicine, Naval 29
Women and the sea 29
Lahaina (Hawaii)--Description and travel 28
Maui (Hawaii)--Description and travel 28
Rescues 26
WhalingCaliforniaSan Francisco 23
Oahu (Hawaii)--Description and travel 22
Faial Island (Azores)--Description and travel 19
Indigenous people 19
Barrow, Point (Alaska)--Description and travel 18
Guam--Description and travel 18
Whalebone 18
Port Clarence (Alaska)--Description and travel 17
Herschel Island (Yukon)--Description and travel 16
Mutiny 16
Faial (Azores)--Description and travel 15
Point Hope (Alaska)--Description and travel 15
Accounts 14
Brava (Cape Verde)--Description and travel 14
Saint Lawrence Island (Alaska)--Description and travel 14
Ships--Equipment and supplies 14
Dutch Harbor (Alaska)--Description and travel 13
Flores Island (Azores)--Description and travel 13
Hilo (Hawaii)--Description and travel 13
Inventories 13
Juan Fernandez Islands--Description and travel 13
Ships--Fires and fire prevention 13
Crew lists 12
Ice--Arctic regions 12
Lewis, William 12
Rarotonga (Cook Islands)--Description and travel 12
South Pacific Ocean--Description and travel 12
Talcahuano (Chile)--Description and travel 12
Mocha Island (Chile)--Description and travel 10
Sealing--California--San Francisco 10
South Atlantic Ocean--Description and travel 10
Whaling--Massachusetts--Fairhaven 10
Pohnpei Island (Micronesia)--Description and travel 9
Smyth, Cape (Alaska)--Description and travel 9
White whale 9
Chukchi Sea--Description and travel 8
North Atlantic Ocean--Description and travel 8
Children and the sea 7
Drawings 7
Hawaii--Description and travel 7
Knowles, Josiah Nickerson, 1830-1896 7
Unalaska (Alaska)--Description and travel 7
Whalers (Persons)Death 7
Aitutaki Atoll (Cook Islands)--Description and travel 6
Brownell, William O. 6
Flores (Azores)--Description and travel 6
J.B. Wood & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.) 6
Jones, Edward Coffin, 1805-1880 6
Nauru--Description and travel 6
Valparaâiso (Chile)--Description and travel 6
Whaling--Massachusetts--Edgartown 6
Ashley, Abraham 5
Beaufort Sea--Description and travel 5
Collisions at sea 5
Deserters, Naval 5
Griffith, Edwin L. 5
Homan, Benjamin Franklin 5
Hong Kong (China)--Description and travel 5
Indian Ocean--Description and travel 5
Islands, Bay of (N.Z.)--Description and travel 5
Japan, Sea of--Description and travel 5
Lewis, William L., 1834-1904 5
Paita (Peru)--Description and travel 5
Pernambuco (Brazil)--Description and travel 5
San Francisco (Calif.)--Description and travel 5
St. Lawrence Island (Alaska)--Description and travel 5
Tumbes (Peru)--Description and travel 5
Wainwright Inlet (Alaska)--Description and travel 5
Whalers (Persons)--Health and hygiene 5
Bering Strait--Description and travel 4
Cape Smyth (Alaska)--Description and travel 4
Cape Verde--Description and travel 4
Eliza Adams (Ship) 4
Fanny (Bark) 4
Galapagos Islands--Description and travel 4
Henry Taber & Company (New Bedford, Mass.) 4
James Maury (Ship) 4
Loum Snow & Son (New Bedford, Mass.) 4
Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia)--Description and travel 4
Maxfield, Edmund 4
Nome (Alaska)--Description and travel 4
Prince of Wales, Cape (Alaska)--Description and travel 4
Profile portraits 4
Saipan--Description and travel 4
Sherman, Albert C. 4
Ship captains' spouses 4
Society Islands (French Polynesia)--Description and travel 4
Sperm whales 4
Tahiti--Description and travel 4
Whaling masters--Health and hygiene 4
William Lewis & Son (San Francisco, Calif.) 4
Addison (Bark) 3
Alexander (Ship) 3
Anadyr, Gulf of (Russia)--Description and travel 3
Apia (Samoa)--Description and travel 3
Arctic Ocean--Descripion and travel 3
Arctic Ocean--Description and travel. 3
Arnolda (Ship) 3
Banaba (Kiribati)--Description and travel 3
Barnstable (Ship) 3
Bering Sea--Description and travel 3
Brunswick (Ship) 3
California (Ship) 3
Camilla (Bark) 3
Cape Bathurst (N.W.T.)--Description and travel 3
Corinthian (Ship) 3
Cornelius Howland (Ship) 3
Covington (Bark) 3
Cruelty 3
Desertions, Naval 3
Emily Morgan (Ship) 3
Fogo (Cape Verde)--Description and travel 3
General Scott (Ship) 3
General Williams (Ship) 3
George Howland (Ship) 3
Governor Troup (Ship) 3
H. Liebes & Company 3
Hakodate-shi (Japan)--Description and travel 3
Hawaii Island (Hawaii)--Description and travel 3
Helen Snow (Bark) 3
Howland, Edward Wing, 1804-1879 3
Jireh Perry (Ship) 3
Joseph Maxwell (Bark) 3
Journals (accounts) 3
Kauai (Hawaii)--Description and travel 3
Koloa (Hawaii)--Description and travel 3
Lagoda (Bark) 3
Little, Joseph C. 3
Loum Snow 3
Lydia (Bark) 3
Mellen, Thomas 3
Mobulidae 3
Owen, Leander C., 1833-1911 3
Pacific Ocean--Description and Travel 3
Sketches 3
Smith, Gilbert L. 3
Swift & Perry 3
WhalingRhode Island--Warren 3
Yokohama-shi (Japan)--Description and travel 3
Advertisements 2
Agrihan Island (Northern Mariana Islands)--Description and travel 2
Alaska--Description and travel 2
Alfred Gibbs (Ship) 2
Alice (Bark) 2
Alice Frazier (Bark) 2
Alice Knowles (Bark) 2
Alice Mandell (Ship) 2
Almira (Ship) 2
Almy, Eber C. (Eber Clark), b. 1816 2
Alto (Bark) 2
Amazon (Ship) 2
Anadir (Bark) 2
Anchors 2
Arctic Archipelago (Nunavut and N.W.T.)--Description and travel 2
Arctic Regions--Ice 2
Asia (Ship) 2
Aurora (Bark) 2
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula)--Description and travel 2
Barker, Abraham 2
Bartholomew Gosnold (Ship) 2
Bartlett, Gideon N. 2
Bauldry, George F. 2
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Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Sea of Okhotsk; 1856 Oct. 20-1860 Aug. 28; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, mutiny, and punishment on ship; and whale stamps and list of provisions used.Other places represented include Honolulu, Maui, Oahu, Aitutaki Atoll, Raroto
Topics: Lowen, William, J.B. Wood & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Marine accidents, Mutiny, Punishment,...
Log, kept by Nelson C. Haley and John D. Dimond, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans, Okhotsk Sea, Chukchi Sea, and Gulf of Sakhalin; 1859 Aug. 10-1863 Aug. 30; I
Topics: Sarvent, Andrew S., J. B. Wood & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback...
Log, kept by Willis Howes, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1858 Apr. 1-1861 July 12; Includes descriptions of whales (blackfish, blue, bowhead, finback, humpback, and sperm) seen or taken, children on ship, cruelty and punishment on ship, and women on ship; ship sketch, whale drawing,and sailing directions. Places represented include Bay of Islands, Hilo, Kermadec, and Kuril Islands; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 911); Whaling...
Topics: Gifford, William, 1798-1866, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Children of the sea, Cruelty, Finback...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Indian oceans; 1849 Aug. 16-1851 July 19; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm whales) seen or taken, accidents at sea, mutiny, rescues, illnesses of crew members, and punishment on ship. Other places represented include Praia, Honolulu, Aitutaki Atoll, and Bay of Islands; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 267); Whaling vessel, out of New...
Topics: Jones, Edward Coffin, 1805-1880, Soule, George H., Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans; 1864 Aug. 10-1866 Nov. 1; Includes descriptions of types of whales and devilfishes (Mobulidae) seen or taken, death at sea, punishment on ship, and ships spoken to; and pencil sketches of whales and profile portraits. Other places represented include Faial Island, Flores, Fogo, Mocha Island, Talcahuano, Dominica, Honolulu, Marquesas Islands, and Hilo; Repository also has microfilm of t
Topics: Osborn, Abraham, b. ca. 1799, Osborn, Abraham, b. ca. 1833, Mobulidae, Punishment, Seafaring life,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic, North Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1851 Oct. 10-1854 Feb. 16; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, bowhead, finback, gray, hump
Topics: Church, Nathan, shipowner, Clough, Benjamin, 1819-1889, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific Ocean; 4 June 1851-12 June 1854; Repository also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel 909); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by A. Stewart, on voyage 4 June 1851 to 11 June 1854 to the Pacific Ocean whaling grounds; Owner-agent: George Howland; Built at New York, NY, 1822
Topics: Stewart, A., captain, Howland, George, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whale oil, Whalers...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic and Pacific; 1866 May 3-1869 Nov. 25; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, blue, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, right, and sperm whales) seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, illnesses of crew members, and shipwrecks; and whale stamps. Other places represented include%2
Topics: Ludlow, Jeremiah, Charles R. Tucker & Company (New Bedford, Mass.), Blue whale, Bowhead whale,...
Log, kept by William Davis, Jr., relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans; 1850 Oct. 21-1854 May 18; Includes%
Topics: Hathaway, David Evans, d. 1852, Hathaway, Gilbert, 1813-1863, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Includes list of provisions; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 10); Whaling vessel, out of Fairhaven, Mass., mastered by David Marston on voyage from 26 Nov. 1855-25 Apr. 1859; Agent-owner: Jenney
Topics: Marston, David, shipmaster, Jenney & Tripp (Fairhaven, Mass.), Seafaring life, Ships--Equipment...
Partial log, kept by William Peets, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1850 Sept. 20-1851 Aug. 20; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, and mutiny. Other places represented include Faial and Oahu; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 273); Contains the names of vessels and masters spoken throughout the voyage; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by John P. Carr, on voyage 21 Sept. 1850-13 June 1853 to...
Topics: Carr, John P., Isaac Howland, Jr. & Company (New Bedford, Mass.), Marine accidents, Mutiny,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans; 1864 May 21-1868 June 14; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, swordfish, accidents and death at sea, punishment on ship, taking in freight from ship Alfred Gibbs, crew members illnesses including
Topics: Luce, Hervey E., Maxfield, Edmund, Alfred Gibbs (Ship), Indigenous peoples, Marine accidents,...
Log, kept by Orson F. Shattuck, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1850 Sept. 2-1852 Dec. 24; Includes descriptions of whales (blackfish, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm), and walrus seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, cruelty and punishment on ship, fire on ship, indigenous people, shipboard medicine, shipw
Topics: Swain, William, Jr., Henry Taber & Company (New Bedford, Mass.), Cruelty, Finback whale,...
Source: special
Log, kept by John R. Collins, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans and Okhotsk Sea;%
Topics: Pendleton, Gilbert, Williams, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback...
Log/journal, kept and signed by first mate George Duffy, relating to whaling voyages to the Okhotsk Sea and the Arctic, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans; 1869 Oct. 16-1871 Sept. 14; Includes detailed description of the loss and abandonment of this and 32 other ships and the rescue of about 1200 persons without a loss of life. Also includes descriptions of types of whales or walrusses seen, accidents at sea, shipwrecks, women and children on ships, indigenous peoples, punishment on ship, and...
Topics: Kelley, Edmund, Loum Snow & Son (New Bedford, Mass.), Indigenous peoples, Marine accidents,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans; 1865 Nov. 12-1869 May 10; Includes whale stamps, ship stamps, and other drawings; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 11); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Richard Holley, on voyage from 11 Nov. 1865-12 June 1869; Owner-agent: David B. Kempton; Built at Fairhaven, Mass., 1856
Topics: Holley, Richard, Kempton, David B, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons), Whales,...
In the collection of the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library
Topics: Jenney, Isaac H., Wood & Nye (New Bedford, Mass.), Abraham Barker (Ship), Alexander (Ship),...
Partial log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Western Arctic Oceans; 1863 Nov. 26-1868 Apr. 2; Includes crew list; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 14); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Jonathan Capen Hawes, on voyage from 26 Nov. 1863-7 May 1869; Owner-agent: E.C. Jones; Built at Newburyport in 1811; Captured and bonded by the Shenandoah, 1865; Sold out, 1872
Topics: Hawes, Jonathan Capen, Jones, Edward Coffin, 1805-1880, Shenandoah (Cruiser), Seafaring life,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans; 1862 Aug. 11-1867 Apr. 10; Includes descriptions of whales (blackfish, blue, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm), and walrus seen or taken, death at sea, indigenous people, punishment on ship, and shipboard medicine; and%
Topics: Huxford, James B., Osborn, Abraham, b. ca 1799, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback whale,...
In the collection of the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library
Topics: Castino, John A., Jones, Edward Coffin, 1805-1880, Acors Barns (Bark), Addison (Bark), Adeline...
Log, kept by Anson D. Streeter and then Alonzo Skiff, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans;%2
Topics: Billings, Randall, shipmaster, Howland, Edward Wing, 1804-1879, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback...
Partial log (absract), kept by Jason L. Braley, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1851 Jan. 30-1853 Jan. 21; Includes verse; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 12); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Robert T. Wyatt, on voyage from 20 Nov. 1850-12 May 1853; Owner-agent: Swift
Topics: Wyatt, Robert T., Swift & Allen (New Bedford, Mass.), Seafaring life, Voyages and travels,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans, and Okhotsk Sea; 1858 Oct. 4-1862 Aug. 3; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, ships spoken to, indigenous people, crew members illnesses including scurvy and tuberculosis, accidents and death at sea, punishment on ship, ship stuck in Arctic ice, rescues, and C
Topics: Kehew, John, Maxfield, Edmund, Simmons, John E., shipmaster, Wood, Daniel D., Ice--Arctic regions,...
Log, kept by first mate William J. Chadwick and mate Isaac Wrigley, relating to whaling voyage to the Sea of Okhotsk and South Atlantic, South Pacific, and Arctic Oceans; 1860 Oct. 12-1865 May 26; Includes descriptions of whales and walruses seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, passengers t
Topics: Stivers, John R., Loum Snow & Son (New Bedford, Mass.), Clipper ships, Commercial agents,...
Log, kept by G.B. Mearn, Mr. Bailey, and mate Mr. Cowles, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Sulu Sea; 1848 May 19-1852 May 18; Includes descriptions of%2
Topics: Bailey, Mr., Bunker, Henry C., b. 1797, Coffin, Benjamin F., 1813-1889, Cowles, Mr., Deserters,...
Journal, kept by Washington Fosdick, relating to a whaling voyage the Western Arctic, North and South Pacific Oceans; 1857 April 23-1858 December 12; Includes pen and ink illustrations of ships seen, landfalls, volcanos, and whales seen and taken; Places seen include Mt. St. Elias, Middleton's Island, Ounimak Pass, Diomede Islands, Aitutaki (Cook Islands), and New Zealand; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 17); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Frederick...
Topics: Slocum, Frederick, shipmaster, Ashley, Abraham, Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels,...
Partial log, kept by Benjamin F. Sparks, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific; 1891 Mar. 24-1891 Oct. 3; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken including bowhead, finback, and right whale, desertions, and ship iced in and towed out of ice; Repository also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel 290); Logbook also contains logs (ODHS
Topics: Coffin, Edwin, b. ca. 1850, Wright, Bowne, Bowhead whale, Deserters, Naval, Finback whale,...
Partial log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1893 Aug. 21-1896 Sept. 4; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead) and fur seals seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, women and children on ship, indigenous people, recapture of deserters, punishment on ship, and shipboard medicine and treatment of wounded man; and ink sketches, poems, minutes of meetings, and scores and statistics for a baseball league played at Herschel Island; Repository...
Topics: Knowles, Josiah Nickerson, 1830-1896, Leavitt, G. B., Porter, William P. S., Tilton, James A.,...
Journal, kept by Washington Fosdick, relating to a whaling voyage the Western Arctic, North and South Pacific Oceans; 1858 Dec. 13-1860 June 2; Includes pen and ink illustrations of ships seen, landfalls, volcanos, and whales seen and taken; Places seen include Mt. St. Elias, Middleton's Island, Ounimak Pass, Diomede Islands, Aitutaki (Cook Islands), and New Zealand; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 17); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Frederick Slocum, on...
Topics: Slocum, Frederick, shipmaster, Ashley, Abraham, Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels,...
In the collection of the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library
Topics: Fish, Coddington P., Jones, Edward Coffin, 1805-1880, Keenan, John, shipmaster, Shenandoah...
Log, kept by first mate J.R. S
Topics: Packard, Timothy C., Taber, Gordon & Company (New Bedford, Mass.), Anchors, Coffins, Diplomatic...
Partial log, kept by Joseph Tinker, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Bering Sea; 1857 Oct. 8-1860 July 12; Includes descriptions of whales (blackfish, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm), seals, and walrus seen or taken, death at sea, and indigenous people; and whale stamps, accounts, inventory%2
Topics: West, Simeon N., Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray whale, Humpback whale, Indigenous...
Log, kept by Giles P. Slocum, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1896 Mar. 18-1896 Oct. 31; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 10); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by Giles P. Slocum on voyage from 17 Mar.-1 Nov. 1896; Agent-owner: William Lewis; Built at Port Jefferson, N.Y., 1877
Topics: Lewis, William L., 1834-1904, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons), Whales,...
Log kept by John Randall, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Arctic oceans; 1849 Aug. 15-1851 Mar. 10; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 294); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Charles Henry Adams on voyage from 15 Aug. 1849-15 Mar. 1851 to the South and North Pacific and Western Arctic whaling grounds; Agent-owner: Thomas Mandell; Built at New Bedford, 1842; Logbook in English
Topics: Adams, Charles Henry, Mandell, Thomas, 1792-1870, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers...
Partial log, kept by Orson F. Shattuck, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1853 Dec. 2-1856 Nov. 30; Includes descriptions of whales
Topics: Jernegan, Nathaniel, Isaac Howland, Jr. & Company (New Bedford, Mass.), Bowhead whale, Children...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Sea; 1885 Feb. 21-1885 Nov. 10; Includes descriptions of types of whales and walrus seen or taken, accidents at sea, and shipboard medicine; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 289); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by J.H. Holmes, on whaling voyage from 21 Feb.-10 Nov. 1885 to the Chukchi Sea whaling grounds; Owner-agent: Bowne Wright; Built at Rochester, Mass., 1822
Topics: Holmes, J. H., shipmaster, Wright, Bowne, Marine accidents, Medicine, Naval, Seafaring life,...
Logbook, kept by Charles P. Seabury, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic and Pacific Oceans; 1850 Sept. 15-1851 July 14; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, punishment on board, ships spoken to, ship crushed by ice in Anadyr Sea and abandoned, and ship's crew on whaleboats saved by bark Harvest. Other places represented include Corvo Island, Flores Island, Brava, Mocha Island, Valparaiso, Hawaii Island, Maui, and Oahu; Repository also has microfilm of Log...
Topics: Brownell, William O., Harvest (Bark), Ice--Arctic regions, Punishment, Rescues, Seafaring life,...
Log, kept by H.A. Lake, Valentine Lewis, and David R. Fraser, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans; 1862 A
Topics: G. & M. Howland (New Bedford, Mass.), Addison (Bark), Alice Bell, Almira (Ship), Arnolda...
Log, kept by John R. Collins, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1851 July 23-1854 April 20; Inc
Topics: Pendleton, Gilbert, Williams, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback...
In the collection of the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library
Topics: Delano, Warren, 1809-1898, Pierce, David G., shipmaster, Active (Bark), Alexander (Ship), Alexander...
Log, kept by D.F. Worth, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the Okhotsk Sea; 1849 Sept. 5-1852 May 26; Includes descriptions of whales seen or taken and death at sea. Other places represented include Säao Tiago Island, Valparaâiso, Honolulu, Lahaina, Agrihan Island, Hong Kong, Rarotonga, and King Island; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 272); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Ephraim Harding, on voyage 5 Sept. 1849-26 May...
Topics: Ashley, Abraham, Harding, Ephraim, 1814-1858, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers...
Partial log, kept by William J. Shockley, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Atlantic, North Pacific, and Arctic Oceans; 1881 Aug. 16-1882 Sept. 18; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, along with whale stamps including boats capturing. Other places represented include Paita, Honolulu, and Point Barrow; Repository also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel 287); Logbook also contains logs (ODHS
Topics: Jernegan, Jared, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons), Whales,...
Log, kept by first mate William F. Joseph, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1894 Dec. 4-1895 Nov. 7; Includes accounts, crew list, inventory of whale oil, and list of supplies shipped; Ships spoken or gammed include: Alice Knowles (Bark), p. 112-113, 116, 120, 132-134, 136, 138, 141-143, 150-151, 154, 157-158; Andrew Hicks (Bark), p. 116, 138, 140-141, 145, 149-151, 154; Bear (Ship), p. 134; Hidalgo (Brig), p. 133-136, 145; Horatio (Bark), p. 150-151, 156; Lydia (Bark), p. 116;...
Topics: Lewis, William L., 1834-1904, West, Ellsworth Luce, 1864-1949, Alice Knowles (Bark), Andrew Hicks...
Log, kept by Nathaniel C. Ransom, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans; 1869 Nov. 9-1871 Nov. 11; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, killer, and sperm whales) and walrus seen or taken, accidents at sea, arctic disaster, indigenous people, scrimshaw, shipboard medicine, and shipwrecks, and inventories of whale oil and bone; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 690); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford,...
Topics: Dean, Aaron, Brownell, William O, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray whale, Humpback...
Partial log, kept by the daughter of Capt. John Heppingstone, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1882 Apr. 14-Nov. 5; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead, finback, gray, and killer whales), seals, and walrus seen or taken, and marine accidents, wife and daughter of captain on board, and indigenous people; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 914); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by John Heppingstone, on voyage from 21 Dec. 1881-7...
Topics: Heppingstone, John, J. & W.R. Wing & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Bowhead whale, Finback...
Log/journal, kept by H.C. Murdock, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans; 1850 Aug. 7-1853 May 22; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents at sea, and ships spoken to; and whale stamps and record of purchases from navigation store in New Bedford. Other places represented include Flores Island, Faial Island, Hawaii, Saint Lawrence Island, Diomede Islands, Dominica, Honolulu, Maui, and Lahaina; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel...
Topics: Perry, Jireh, 1795-1849, White, J. W. (James W.), Anchors, Marine accidents, Seafaring life,...
Log/journal, kept by two first mates, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans; 1871 Oct. 17-1872 Aug. 21; Includes descriptions of types of whales and walrusses seen or taken, indigenous peoples, and the disaster and abandonment of their ship in the Arctic; together with ink drawings of whales, crew list, inventories of oil and bone, and account of provisions used. Other places represented include Cape Verde, Honolulu, Juan Fernâandez Islands, and Point Barrow;...
Topics: Macomber, George H., Loum Snow & Son (New Bedford, Mass.), Bone, Indigenous peoples, Seafaring...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean and Beaufort Sea; 1890 Apr. 19-1892 Sept. 30; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken (blue, bowhead, gray, killer, and white whale), death at sea, indigenous people, and shipboard medicine. Other places represented include Herschel Island, Port Clarence, Point Barrow, and Dutch Harbor; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 912); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by...
Topics: Knowles, Josiah Nickerson, 1830-1896, Tilton, James A., Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Gray whale,...
Log, kept by William F. Joseph, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean and Okhotsk Sea; 1905 Feb. 16-1905 Nov. 3; Includes drawings and list of supplies shipped; Reopsitory also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel 4); Logbook also contains log (KWM
Topics: William Lewis & Son (San Francisco, Calif.), Alexander (Ship), Alice Knowles (Bark), Gay Head...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean and Chukchi Sea; 1888 Feb. 11-1888 Nov. 5; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead, finback, right), and seals seen or taken, accidents at sea, indigenous people, rescues, and shipwrecks. Other places represented include Port Clarence, Point Hope, Cape Smyth, Point Barrow, Harrison Bay, and Camden Bay; Repository also has microfilm of Logbook (Reel 912); Logbook also contains log (ODHS
Topics: Dexter, Henry G., Pacific Steam Whaling Co., Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Indigenous peoples,...
Log, kept by James L. Chapman, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1863 April 14-1867 June 12; Repository also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel 12); Logbook also contains logs (KWM
Topics: Swift & Perry, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons), Whales,...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean and Beaufort and Chukchi seas; 1902 Apr. 2-1902 Nov. 7; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead and white whale), seals, and walrus seen or taken, death at sea, fire on ship, indigenous people, and shipboard medicine; and whale stamps (pencil sketches). Other places represented include Dutc
Topics: Griffith, Edwin L., Bowhead whale, Indigenous people, Medicine, Naval, Seafaring life,...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1906 March 10-1906 Nov. 6; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead, finback, killer, sperm, white), seals, and walrus seen or taken, death at sea, shipboard medicine, smoked ship to kill rats, and the arrest of Captain Bodfish for murder; and inventory of whale oil and bone. Other places represented include Dutch Harbor and Nome; Repository also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel 213); Logbook...
Topics: William Lewis & Son (San Francisco, Calif.), Arrest, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Killer...
Log, kept by James Monroe Willis, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Western Arctic oceans; 1849 Sept. 5-1852 May 18; Includes whale stamps; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 14); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by James Monroe Willis, on voyage from 5 Sept. 1849-18 May 1852; Owner-agent: D.R. Greene
Topics: D.R. Greene & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons),...
Log, kept by Edward J.R. Selby, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans, and Okhotsk Sea; 1853 Oct. 17-1857 July 3; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, indigenous people, punishment, rescues, and children on ship; and whale stamps and accounts. Other places represented include Tumbes, Maui, Hawaii Island, Lahaina, and Guam; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 258); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford,...
Topics: Pope, Charles S., G. & M. Howland (New Bedford Mass.), Children and the sea, Indiginous...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean and Chukchi Sea; ; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead, gray, and white), seals, and walrus seen or taken, and indigenous people. Also includes whale stamps and list of whales taken and by whom. Other places represented include Horton River, Herschel Island, Dutch Harbor, Point Barrow, and Cape Smyth; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 913); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif.,...
Topics: H. Liebes & Company, Bowhead whale, Gray whale, Indigenous people, Seafaring life,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1869 Oct. 7-1871 Sept. 14; Includes whale stamps; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 15); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by George F. Bauldry, on voyage from 7 Oct. 1869-14 Sept. 1871 when bark was abandoned in Arctic; Owner-agent: J.B. Wood
Topics: Bauldry, George F, J.B. Wood & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Ice--Arctic regions, Seafaring life,...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans; 1911 Mar. 22-1911 Nov. 9; Includes descriptions of types of seals, walrus, polar bear, and whitefish seen or taken (whales were caught but not identified), and indigenous people; and whale stamps. Other places represented include Unalaska, Cape Prince of Wales, Port Clarence, Nome, Bering Island, Point
Topics: H. Liebes & Company, Indigenous people, Polar bear, Seafaring life, Sealing--California--San...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1903 Mar. 31-1903 Nov. 1; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead and right), and seals seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, fire on ship, indigenous people, and shipboard medicine; and whale stamp (pencil sketches). Other places represented include Dutch Harbor, Wainwright Inlet, Saint Lawrence Island, Point Barrow, Herschel Island, Port Clarence, Cape Smyth, and Cape Bathurst; Repository also...
Topics: Griffith, Edwin L., Bowhead whale, Indigenous people, Right whales, Seafaring life,...
Partial log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Western Arctic Oceans; 1865 Nov. 2-1866 Nov. 22; Includes pen and ink drawing and accounts; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 12); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Thomas B. Hathaway, on voyage from 2 Nov. 1865-1 May 1869; Owner-agent: Edmund Maxfield; Built at Rochester, Mass., in 1840; Sold to New London, Conn., and converted to bark, 1864; Added to New Bedford fleet, 1865
Topics: Hathaway, Thomas B., Maxfield, Edmund, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons),...
Partial log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Indian and North Pacific Oceans; 1869 Dec. 10-1870 Nov. 4; Includes whale stamps, accounts, inventory of whale oil, and list of provisions started; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 18); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Samuel Green, on voyage from 16 Nov. 1865-10 June 1871; Owner-agent: Swift
Topics: Green, Samuel, shipmaster, Swift & Perry, Seafaring life, Ships--Equipment and supplies,...
Log, kept by Andrew S. Sarvent, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1859 Aug. 10-1863 Aug. 1; Includes whale stamps, crew list, list of whales seen or taken, list of goods bought at Yokohama, and record of letters sent home to wife; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 14); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Andrew S. Sarvent, on voyage from 10 Aug. 1859-18 Apr. 1864; Owner-agent: J.B. Wood
Topics: J.B. Wood & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons),...
Log, kept by Thomas Birnbaum, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1897 Mar. 2-1897 Oct. 14; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents at sea, arctic disaster, and ship frozen in with some crew leaving and later returning; and crew list. Other places represented include Unalaska, St. Lawrence Island, and Cape Prince of Wales; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 257); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by Joseph Whiteside, on...
Topics: Lewis, William L., 1834-1904, Whiteside, Jos. (Joseph), Ice--Arctic regions, Marine accidents,...
Log, kept by Albert C. Sherman, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans; 1897 Mar. 30-1897 Sept. 18; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead), and walrus seen or taken, arctic disaster, and indigenous people. Other places represented include Point Barrow, Unalaska, Herschel Island, Saint Lawrence Island, Ukivok (King Island), and Wainwright Inlet; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 954); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by...
Topics: Griffith, Edwin L., Bowhead whale, Indigenous peoples, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Walrus,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific Ocean; 1849 May 9-1853 June 3; Includes list of provisions used; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 17); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Pardon Taber, Jr., on voyage from 9 May 1849-3 June 1853; Owner-agent: George Howland; Built at Philadelphia, Pa., 1801
Topics: Howland, George, 1806-1892, Taber, Pardon, 1817-1884, Seafaring life, Ships--Equipment and...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1896 Mar. 17-1896 Nov. 9; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 13); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by David F. Devoll, on voyage from 17 Mar. 1896-10 Nov. 1896; Owner-agent: L.
Topics: Devoll, David F., L. & F.R. Brightman (San Francisco, Calif.), Seafaring life, Voyages and...
Partial log, kept by Clothier Pierce Jr., related to a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Arctic Oceans; 1853 Nov.15-1854 Nov. 22; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 36); Logbook also contains logs (319A, 319C, 319D, 319E, and 319F) of voyages of ship Eliza Adams (1852-1853), ship Sea (1854-1855), bark Marion (1860-1863), ship Addison (1866-1867), and ship Minnesota (1868-1871); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Michael Cumisky on voyage from 21 Dec. 1851-1 Sept....
Topics: Jones, Edward Coffin, 1805-1880, Cumiskey, Michael, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers...
Partial log, kept by Frederick A. Barker, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Pacific and Arctic Oceans and Chukchi seas; 1880 Dec. 16-1881 May 28; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken (blackfish, blue, bowhead, finback, humpback, killer, and right), indigenous people, punishment on ship, shipboard medicine, and shipwrecks, as well as inventories of whale oil and bone in addition to poems. Other places represented include Guadalupe Island; Repository also has microfilm...
Topics: I.H. Bartlett & Sons, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Humpback whale,...
Partial log, kept by Cephas L. Thomas, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1850 Aug. 1-1852 May 9; Includes whale stamps, drawings, and partial list of provisions consumed; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 16); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Pardon Tripp on voyage from 1 Aug. 1850-11 May 1854; Owner-agent: Abraham Barker; Built at Bath, Me., 1833
Topics: Barker, Abraham, Tripp, Pardon, 1814-1894, Seafaring life, Ships--Equipment and supplies, Voyages...
Partial log, kept by Frederick A. Barker, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean and Chukchi and Beaufort Sea; 1881 May 29-1881 Nov. 12; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken (bowhead, gray, humpback, and killer), accidents at sea, indigenous people, and shipwrecks; and accounts and inventories of whale oil and bone; Repository also contains microfilm of the logbook (Reel 910); Logbook also contains log (ODHS
Topics: Bartlett, I. H. (Ivory H.), Bowhead whale, Gray whale, Humpback whale, Indigenous people, Killer...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean and Beaufort Sea; 1900 April 7-1901 Nov. 6; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead and sperm whale), seals, and walrus seen or taken, death at sea, indigenous people, mutiny, and shipboard medicine; and whale stamp (pencil sketches). Other places represented include Saint Lawrence Island, Herschel Island, Port Clarence, Cape Smyth, Cape Bathurst, and Diomede Islands; Repository also has microfilm of...
Topics: Griffith, Edwin L., Bowhead whale, Indigenous people, Medicine, Naval, Mutiny, Seafaring life,...
Partial log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean, Bering Strait, and Beaufort and Chukchi seas; 1897 March 30-1899 March 4; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead and white whale), seals, and walrus seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, indigenous people, mutiny, and punishment at sea; and pencil sketches of whales. Other places represented include Saint Lawrence Island, Port Clarence, and Dutch Harbor; Repository also has microfilm of...
Topics: Griffith, Edwin L., Bowhead whale, Indigenous people, Marine accidents, Mutiny, Punishment,...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1905 Mar. 1-1905 Nov. 3; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead, finback, gray, white), seen or taken, seals, walrus, and fire on ship; and whale stamps (drawings of heads of bowhead whales). Other places represented include Dutch Harbor, Saint Lawrence Island, Nome, and Point Barrow; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 213); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by Hartson...
Topics: William Lewis & Son (San Francisco, Calif.), Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Gray whale,...
Partial log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk and Japan seas.$bIncludes descriptions of whales (blackfish, blue, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm), seen or taken, accidents at sea, punishment on ship, shipboard medicine, and indigenous people; and whale stamps, ship stamps, and accounts. Other places represented include Faial Island, Talcahuano, Shantarskie Islands, Honolulu, Apia, Hakodate-shi,...
Topics: Gray, James, whaling master, Harding, Thomas C., Sylvanus Thomas & Company, Blackfish, Blue...
Log, kept by G. F. Tilton, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 12 March 1901-3 Nov. 1901; Includes crew list of the voyage; Repository also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel 251); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by Stephen F. Cottle, on voyage from 12 March 1901 to 4 November 1901 to the North Pacific Ocean whaling grounds; Owner-agent: William Lewis; Built at Bath, Me., 1886
Topics: Cottle, Stephen F., Lewis, William, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons), Whales,...